MD –– August 20, 2013–– The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)
announced today that The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., will be the
exclusive sponsor for the CTC Executive
Institute, which will take place at the 2013 AFP Annual Conference October 27-30
in Las Vegas. The institute’s theme for
2013 is Building a World-Class Treasury.
This influential program provides an
environment where the most senior level of corporate finance executives can
candidly discuss the challenges they face on the job and explore techniques for
addressing those challenges.
"Building a world-class treasury
requires a mix of strategic and personal strengths that are often invisible to
those below the C-suite level. The
topics that resonate within our Corporate Treasurers Council will form the
basis of this event," said Jim Kaitz, AFP's president and chief executive.
“We are especially honored to have PNC’s exclusive sponsorship for so many
The CTC Executive Institute is
complimentary to executives attending the 2013 AFP Annual Conference and is
limited to chief financial officers, treasurers, vice presidents of finance,
assistant treasurers and controllers.
“PNC works with financial executives
from companies of all sizes on solutions that meet today's treasury demands.
The CTC Executive Institute offers a forum for industry thought leaders to
contemplate challenges, and to take best practices to a whole new level,” said
James Graham, executive vice president and head of treasury management at PNC. The
two half-days of educational sessions, speakers and panel discussions will focus
on the subtle but important skills needed by strategic finance leaders.
The institute’s educational sessions
will be flanked by a keynote luncheon addresses by legendary speaker George
Bodenheimer, Executive Chairman, ESPN, and Daniel L. Doctoroff, CEO of
Session highlights include:
* Developing Extraordinary Leaders – by Jordan
Krugman, Treasurer, Invesco, and Joe Folkman, Co-founder and President, Zenger Folkman
* Closing the Board and C-Suite Risk
Communication Gap – with representatives from Oliver Wyman as well as a CFO and
board member of the NACD.
* Treasury and Tax Partnership: Tax
Efficient Regional Treasury Centers – a panel discussion by Carina Ruiz,
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP; John McNally, Director, International Tax, Deloitte Tax
LLP; Christine Morris, Assistant
Treasurer, Halliburton; and Tony Smith, Treasurer, Vice President of Tax,
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
* A Town Hall Discussion on World-Class
Treasury - led by AFP's Craig Martin and featuring Johan Nystedt, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Levi's, Kathryn
Powers, global treasurer of World Vision, the humanitarian organization, and
Michael Lyons, Executive Vice President, PNC Financial Services Group
View the Executive Institute program on afpconference.org/EI or contact Craig Martin, the CTC’s executive director,
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-961-8629.
The Association for Financial Professionals® (AFP) is the
professional society representing finance executives globally. Headquartered
outside Washington, DC, AFP sets the standards for the Certified Treasury
Professional® and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional™ credentials. The quarterly AFP Corporate Cash
Indicators™ serve as a bellwether of economic growth. The AFP Annual Conference
is the largest gathering of corporate finance professionals in the world.